Who Me… Apologize? Why We Need to Clean Up The Mess

Dina Strada Boundaries, Clearing Negativity, Forgiveness, Healing, Relationships & Love 0 Comments

Oof… when you read those words, does your stomach clench up? Does your heart race a little because you know you have like 2-3 people minimum that you were a total shit to and you know you owe them an …

The 10 Commandments of Not Being a “Mean Girl” ~ Thought Catalog

Dina Strada Boundaries, Empowerment, Friendship, Women Issues 0 Comments

Mean girl behavior is everywhere these days. Although we’re in the midst of the #metoo movement and there’s definitely a shift in the way women are finally supporting other women, there’s also the unfortunate reality that not everyone has jumped on the “sisters supporting sisters” bandwagon.

Why Seeing the Best in Others Often Leads to Heartbreak~ Elephant Journal

Dina Strada Boundaries, Breakups & Endings, Dating, Emotionally Unavailable, Empowerment, Friendship, Letting Go, Relationships & Love, Self-Love 0 Comments

About a year and a half ago, I wrote a somewhat controversial article titled “Seven Types of Men to Stay away From.” Man, reading the comments on that piece was rough. Men did not like this article and, in hindsight, …

Accept Them As They Are Or Walk Away ~ Elephant Journal

Dina Strada Boundaries, Breakups & Endings, Compassion, Empowerment, Healing, Self-Love 0 Comments

Part of opening ourselves up to love means being vulnerable and letting people in. In doing this, we take the risk of getting hurt. None of us who have deeply and passionately loved another person has gotten off scot-free from …

Guys, When She Says These 6 Words, Listen To Her ~ Elephant Journal

Dina Strada Boundaries, Dating, Friendship, Letting Go, Relationships & Love, Sex & Intimacy 0 Comments

“So then she said to me, ‘I just want to be friends,’” my friend James relayed to me over the phone. “What do you think she means by that?” “Um…She just wants to be friends,” I replied. “Really?” “Yes, really. …

7 Ways To Stop Breaking Your Own Heart ~ Elephant Journal

Dina Strada Boundaries, Compassion, Empowerment, Energy Healing, Healing, Relationships & Love 0 Comments

How many times have we said out loud, “He/she broke my heart,” or “It breaks my heart when…”? The truth is: we break our own hearts. This is a painful truth to face. I’ve lost count how many times my own …